First trader opens for business at Stroud's new indoor market

First trader opens for business at Stroud's new indoor market

Marrows Fruit and Veg has opened for business today Ė the first of the new Five Valleys market traders to raise their shutters ready to welcome customers. Marrows is a local Nailsworth based company which has built up a strong reputation in the area for providing high quality... More »

All systems go for a new £4.9m medical centre in Stroud

All systems go for a new £4.9m medical centre in Stroud

  Work on a new medical centre in Stroud town centre could get underway later in the year following the exchange of contracts between two GP surgeries and the developer.    The new surgery building on King Street will entail the total refurbishment and partial rebuild of an... More »

Work re-starts on Stroudís new town centre redevelopment

Work re-starts on Stroudís new town centre redevelopment

      Work has restarted this week on the major improvements to the Five Valleys shopping centre in Stroud. The construction work on the transformational redevelopment of the shopping centre was temporarily halted at the end of March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  This... More »

Pharmacy opportunity - Stroud

Pharmacy opportunity - Stroud

  The team behind Stroud's planned new Medical Centre have a new opportunity for the integrated pharmacy which is part of the plans.   The new surgery building on King Street will entail the total refurbishment of an existing building on King Street in Stroud and be home to two... More »

Local art studentís winning design is celebrated in Stroud

Local art studentís winning design is celebrated in Stroud

The team at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud have marked the unveiling of their new living wall sculpture today with the local student who helped design the feature.   The owners of Five Valleys, Dransfield Properties, launched the competition with Stroud College Art and... More »

Boutique poised to bring Notting Hill chic to Stroud

Boutique poised to bring Notting Hill chic to Stroud

The team behind one of Notting Hillís best-known independent fashion boutiques are bringing their unique range of brands to a new venture at Stroudís Five Valleys shopping centre.   Sub Couture, owned by husband and wife Derek and Louise Aiken, has been part of the scene in Londonís... More »

Spoil Yourself Spa to open at new look Five Valleys Centre in Stroud

Spoil Yourself Spa to open at new look Five Valleys Centre in Stroud

    A boutique spa specialising in treatments including massage, manicures, facials and waxing is the latest new business to join the line up at Five Valleys in Stroud.   The Spoil Yourself beauty and Wellness group is an established South African based company now planning to... More »

Five Valleys Team Select Their Artisan Market Line-up

Five Valleys Team Select Their Artisan Market Line-up

The team at Stroudís Five Valleys Shopping Centre have been busy interviewing this week to select the line-up of local artisans whoíll be part of the centreís new Market Hall venture.   Butchers, bakers, coffee producers, cheesemongers and brewers are among the types of traders... More »

Minister Visits Strouds Five Valleys Development

Minister Visits Strouds Five Valleys Development

Robert Jenrick The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government visited Stroudís Five Valleys shopping centre this week to see first-hand the major transformation which is underway in the town.   Five Valleys is owned by retail specialists Dransfield Properties... More »

Chancellor visits DPLís Five Valleys Shopping Centre development

Chancellor visits DPLís Five Valleys Shopping Centre development

The Chancellor Sajid Javid visited Stroudís Five Valleys shopping centre this morning to find out more about the major redevelopment programme which is underway in the town. Five Valleys is currently undergoing a £30 million transformation of the previously ... More »

New entrance feature in place at Stroud shopping centre

New entrance feature in place at Stroud shopping centre

The stunning new entrance feature at Stroudís Five Valleyís Shopping centre has been completed Ė with the glazed canopy lifted into place this week. The striking entrance is part of the work which has been completed by local contractor Barnwood, along with the transformation of the... More »

JoJo Maman Bťbť announces new Stroud store!

JoJo Maman Bťbť announces new Stroud store!

The UKís leading independent mother and babywear company JoJo Maman Bébé is opening a brand-new store at Stroudís Five Valleyís shopping centre. The new 1,205 sq. ft. store is due to open at Five Valleys at the end of September in a prime retail unit fronting King Street - bringing... More »

Contractor announced for the next phase of Five Valley's transformation

Contractor announced for the next phase of Five Valley's transformation

The third and most significant phase of work to deliver the major transformation of Stroudís Five Valleys Shopping Centre is due to get underway later this month. The Gloucester based and family-owned construction company Speller Metcalfe has been appointed to complete the next phase... More »

Fat Toniís announce expansion plans as part of Stroudís town centre development

Fat Toniís announce expansion plans as part of Stroudís town centre development

  Fat Toniís announces expansion plans as part of Stroudís town centre development 12 April 2019 Fat Toniís, Stroudís award-winning takeaway pizzeria, is relocating to new premises in the town centre Ė creating more space in a better location for the popular takeaway to... More »

Competition winners attend prize giving at Stroud shopping centre

Competition winners attend prize giving at Stroud shopping centre

Three winners have been announced in a competition held with local school children to rename the Merrywalks shopping centre in Stroud and give it a fresh new brand.  Hundreds of children from primary schools across the town entered the competition to rename the shopping centre, which... More »

New name and brand for Stroudís shopping centre is unveiled

New name and brand for Stroudís shopping centre is unveiled

A brand new name has been chosen by a group of local school children for the Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud. As part of the major improvement works at the centre the owners Dransfield Properties Ltd set the task of finding a new name to several schools across the town. The... More »

New Manager joins the team at Merrywalks

New Manager joins the team at Merrywalks

A new Centre Manager has been appointed to head up the Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud which is currently undergoing a major £12 million transformation. Dionne Moore joins the shopping centre with a strong retail background, having most recently worked as store manager at the... More »

Next phase of Merrywalks project gets underway

Next phase of Merrywalks project gets underway

The second phase of works to transform Stroudís Merrywalks shopping centre with a major programme of investment and improvements, gets underway this week. This part of the ambitious project will focus on the King Street elevation at Merrywalks, creating a striking new entrance feature... More »

 Stroud Youngsters urged to delve into the history books for a new name for Merrywalks

Stroud Youngsters urged to delve into the history books for a new name for Merrywalks

Youngsters from primary schools close to the Merrywalks Centre in Stroud have been challenged to come up with a new name for the shopping centre, as part of a major redevelopment which is currently underway.  Yorkshire based retail specialists Dransfield Properties purchased Merrywalks... More »

 Phone accessories firm relocates to new unit at Merrywalks

Phone accessories firm relocates to new unit at Merrywalks

Family business Phonetek has relocated to a new, more prominent unit at Stroudís Merrywalks Centre as part of the ambitious multi million pound plans to transform the townís shopping centre.  Phonetek has a team of 2 members of staff and has been based at the town centre retail destination... More »

Work starts on Merrywalks transformation in Stroud

Work starts on Merrywalks transformation in Stroud

Work is underway on the first phase of the £12 million transformation of the Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud. The comprehensive redevelopment of the run down retail destination started this week with a programme of internal improvements to the centreís multi storey car park. The... More »

First phase of Merrywalks transformation in Stroud gets underway

First phase of Merrywalks transformation in Stroud gets underway

The first phase of works in the major £12 million transformation of Stroudís Merrywalks Shopping Centre is due to get underway next week. A special ďstart on siteĒ ceremony is to take place on Monday (July 30th) with the projectís partners GFirst LEP to mark the first phase of the... More »

Plans submitted to transform Stroudís Merrywalks Centre

Plans submitted to transform Stroudís Merrywalks Centre

Proposals to transform Stroudís Merrywalks Shopping Centre have been submitted to Stroud District Councilís planning department this week. The new owners, Yorkshire based Dransfield Properties Ltd, have outlined a range of major improvements at the town centre shopping destination... More »

Yorkshire property firm buys Stroudís Merrywalks Centre

Yorkshire property firm buys Stroudís Merrywalks Centre

The award winning property company Dransfield Properties Ltd has bought Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud and announced plans to transform the run down and outdated centre. The company has purchased Merrywalks for £10 million from the previous owners Streetlands. A planning... More »